(Aug. 26, 2014) -- Today's special events during UTSA Roadrunner Days include Marketplace, The Honors Experience, Rowdy MD, a Student Government information meeting, a Gallery 23 exhibit reception, Rowdy Rush and more.
The official kick-off of the new academic year, UTSA Roadrunner Days continues through Aug. 29 at the Main and Downtown campuses. The events and activities give students an opportunity to take part in time-honored UTSA traditions and connect with UTSA resources.
Here's what's going on today:
9 a.m.-5 p.m., offices across the Main and Downtown campuses
Making UTSA Count: The Honors Experience
9:30 a.m.-noon, University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Rowdy MD: A UTSA Roadmap to Health Professions
1-3 p.m., University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Rowdy Reps: Student Government Informational Meeting
11 a.m. and 2 p.m., H-E-B University Center Harris Room (2.212)
Gallery 23 Exhibit "UTSA Traditions" Opening Reception
2-4 p.m., University Center Room 1.02.23
Transfer Student Success Panel
3-4 p.m., University Center Mesquite Room (2.01.24)
Roadrunner Productions Pizza Party & Organizational Interest Meeting
5:30-7 p.m., H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104)
Rowdy Rush Organizational Meeting
7 p.m., Convocation Center
For more information and the event schedule, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.
Share your Roadrunner Days experiences using hashtag #UTSARRDAYS.
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.
Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
The conference will showcase the works of authors, illustrators, and scholars which embody Latino culture and art as a means to promote literacy and reading in Latino children.
Durango Building, first floor, Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.
Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Join the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching for the 14th Annual UTSA Storytelling Festival featuring Nancy Simpson, storyteller and keynote speaker. The event is free and open to the public.
Main Building, Ground Floor Lobby, Main Campus
Students are invited to a semi-formal, dinner banquet with an awards presentation and dancing. Keynote speaker will be San Antonio City Councilman William Cruz Shaw. Tickets must be purchased by Feb 19 at Roadrunner Express. UTSA students are $15 and guests are $20.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Dr. Don Jenkins from UT Health SA will lead this event UTSA with up to 30 certified STB trainers, and train up to 300 UTSA students and personnel in stop the bleed methods.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.106), Main Campus
Get to know more about the Bexar County Criminal District Court candidates' stance on the issues before voting in the primary election on March 6.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
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